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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
amakusa island aground
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Moon Saves the Day After Coal Carrier Runs Aground Off Canada [IMAGES]

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday, July 14th, the Prince Rupert Port Authority reports the 228-meter, 81,887 ton dwt bulk carrier Amakusa Island had run aground

July 16, 2014
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escapade aground tybee island
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200-Foot Casino Boat High and Dry After Wrong Turn on Maiden Voyage

Latest: USCG Rescues 118 From Stranded Casino Ship – Photos Update: All passengers have been transferred off the vessel according the U.S. Coast Guard

July 16, 2014
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Saturday, May 3, 2014
mv leopold ld
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Brand New Capesize Bulker Runs Aground in Richards Bay

The 2014-built capesize bulk carrier LEOPOLD LD arrived in Richards Bay on the first of May 2014 after completing her maiden voyage from Tianjin Xingang

May 3, 2014
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Friday, April 18, 2014
bulk carrier ornak aground
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751-Foot Bulk Carrier Freed from Virginia Beach

USCG spokesperson Lt. Scott Williams reports in a phone call that the 751-foot bulk carrier which ran aground on Virginia Beach on Monday night has been

April 18, 2014
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
capsized sewol
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Passenger Ship Capsizes off South Korea

Update: Nearly 300 people are believed to be either missing or unaccounted for, according to media reports citing officials. Earlier: A 6825 gross ton RoRo

April 15, 2014
Total Views: 44

Monday, April 14, 2014
Costa Concordia Captain Tries To Blame Wreck On Electrical Blackout
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Costa Concordia Captain Tries To Blame Wreck On Electrical Blackout

ROME, April 14 (Reuters) – The captain of the Costa Concordia tried to persuade the crisis coordinator of the cruise line to pretend an electrical

April 14, 2014
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Monday, March 17, 2014
Shifting Winds Free MV John 1 from Newfoundland Shoal
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Shifting Winds Free MV John 1 from Newfoundland Shoal

Shifting winds allowed the MV John 1 bulk carrier to free itself from a shoal just off the southern coast of Newfoundland after the ship ran aground Saturday

March 17, 2014
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Thursday, March 13, 2014
sunrise orient aground
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“On the Rocks”

Sunrise Orient, a 90-meter ship carrying 2,800 tons of cement lies aground today at Cheung Chau in Hong Kong.  She has sat there since running aground on

March 13, 2014
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Saturday, March 8, 2014
Crew Rescued From Grounded Containership at Mykonos Island – VIDEO
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Crew Rescued From Grounded Containership at Mykonos Island – VIDEO

The Hellenic Coast Guard called in some help from the U.S. Navy on Saturday to assist in the rescue of crewmembers from a grounded containership at Mykonos

March 8, 2014
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Friday, February 21, 2014
cargo ship Cheung Chau aground
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Cargo Ship On the Rocks Off Hong Kong [IMAGES]

A cargo ship lies on its side after running aground on rocks off Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong February 21, 2014. All seventeen crew were rescued from the

February 21, 2014
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Sunday, December 15, 2013
viking line cruise ship amorella
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Viking Line Ferry Runs Aground Off Finland

Viking Line Abp, a Finnish cruise company, said its M/S Amorella passenger ferry lost power and ran aground in the Aaland archipelago southwest of

December 15, 2013
Total Views: 22

Monday, December 9, 2013
m/v croatia aground
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High Winds Push Bulk Carrier Aground at Erdemir Port

After unloading scrap metal cargo at Erdemir Port, a Turkish port on the Black Sea, the cargo ship Croatia left the dock to anchor in the harbor. Scale model

December 9, 2013
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Saturday, August 17, 2013
south africa weather forecast
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Kiani Satu Refloated, Salvors Face Imminent Gale [UPDATE]

Update: The Kiani Satu has been successfully refloated this morning according to a statement by Captain Nigel Campbell from the SA Maritime Safety Authority.

August 17, 2013
Total Views: 16

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]
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Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]

South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has reported that as of 1002 local time, all 19 crew members from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu are

August 8, 2013
Total Views: 93

Thursday, June 20, 2013
USS Guardian Investigation Reflects Lack of Leadership and Situational Awareness
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USS Guardian Investigation Reflects Lack of Leadership and Situational Awareness

“USS Guardian leadership and watch teams failed to adhere to prudent, safe, and sound navigation principles which would have alerted them to approaching

June 20, 2013
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Monday, June 10, 2013
Crew Rescued After Maiden Voyage Engine Failure Leaves Ship Stranded Off India
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Crew Rescued After Maiden Voyage Engine Failure Leaves Ship Stranded Off India

Ten crew members were rescued from a new Indian-flagged cargo ship following a maiden voyage engine failure that left the vessel stuck off the Konkan coast in

June 10, 2013
Total Views: 26

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Australia Releases Final Report on M/V Tycoon Grounding
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Australia Releases Final Report on M/V Tycoon Grounding

A broken shackle on the port’s cantilever mooring line lead to the January 2012 grounding and eventual catastrophic hull failure of the M/V Tycoon at

May 23, 2013
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
myanmar sittwe
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Boat Carrying 100 Capsizes Off Myanmar, at Least 50 Feared Dead

A boat carrying about 100 Rohingya Muslims capsized off western Myanmar with many feared drowned at the start of a mass evacuation from low-lying regions ahead

May 14, 2013
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Costa Cruises Settles With Italy Over Concordia Grounding
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Costa Cruises Settles With Italy Over Concordia Grounding

By Silvia Ognibene GROSSETO, Italy, April 10 (Reuters) – Costa Cruises, the unit of Carnival Corp that owned and operated the capsized cruise liner Costa

April 10, 2013
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
tubbataha reef aground fishing vessel
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Déjà Vu: Chinese Fishing Vessel Runs Aground on Tubbataha Reef in Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard said Tuesday that a Chinese fishing vessel has run aground on the Tubbataha Reef, just ten days after the final section of the

April 9, 2013
Total Views: 137
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